The Finnish Tax Administration has made a decision on the tax-exempt allowances for travel expenses for 2023. The kilometre allowance will be raised, same goes for the Finnish daily allowance.
There will be maintenance interruptions on JHL’s website on Wednesday 9 November 2022 from 6 to 10 pm. The interruptions are a result of information security updates for network devices.
The bright red 2023 member calendar will be sent by post with the Motiivi magazine issue that comes out in November. Check a couple of things by the end of October to ensure you’ll receive your calendar.
A usage interruption in JHL's electronic services will start on Thursday 20 October at 4 pm. The interruption will last until around 22 pm. The following services will then be out of use: myJHL, myCourses, omaYhdistys, pages for members and active members at jhl.fi, and the electronic membership form.
3.10.2022The centralised arrangement instalment of the municipal collective agreement (KVTES) will be paid as a general raise
JAU, JUKO and KT have reached an agreement on how the centralised arrangement instalment of KVTES will be distributed. A general raise will be paid, it will enter into force in October.
Relaxing moments await you at Yyteri. As a JHL member, you’ll get 20 per cent off on standard rooms and regular accommodation packages at Yyteri Hotel & Spa. In addition, there are one-day family packages available for families.
24.8.2022OAJ and JHL are organising a demonstration to demand that Helsinki’s salary payment mess is cleaned up – “This is an emergency”
For months now, the City of Helsinki has had problems with salary payment. However, there are still no solutions, and nobody is taking responsibility. The due date for solutions and paying compensation for the damages incurred is now, as trade unions OAJ and JHL will remind in their demonstration today.
23.8.2022Everything correct? – Check or update your information in myJHL and participate in a gift card draw!
Is your membership information correct? Check and update your information in myJHL. When you check your information in myJHL between 23 August and 18 September 2022, you will at the same time participate in a draw of gift cards worth EUR 100.
17.8.2022Great benefit for Trade Union JHL members available at Neste service stations: Members get discount on petrol and diesel
JHL members fill up the tank more affordably. Members get a discount of 2.1 cent for each litre of petrol or diesel paid for with the Neste app. The discount applies to Neste service stations.
Trade Union JHL is happy with the new municipal collective agreement and five-year pay regime that were achieved last June. An agreement has also been reached on the health and social services sector agreement. A five-year pay regime is also a part of that entirety. During this autumn, the agreement parties will negotiate on targeting the first arrangement instalment exceeding the general line.
10.8.2022Login problems have been fixed
A login disruption in JHL’s electronic services, myJHL and omaYhdistys, has been fixed.
Trade Union JHL is at your service also during summer holidays. The telephone services of Membership Service and Employment Advice are open from Monday to Friday before noon. Also the Public and Welfare Sectors’ Unemployment Fund will be open the whole summer.
Lately, there have been disruptions in City of Helsinki’s salary payments. As a result, there have been long delays of up to several weeks in payment transactions. President of the Trade Union for the Public and Welfare Sectors JHL, Päivi Niemi-Laine, feels that the situation is unreasonable and encourages the city to comply with statutory employer obligations immediately.
Trade Union JHL's new Union Council selected a new chairperson trio in its assembly meeting in Helsinki on Tuesday 7 June.
13.6.2022JHL:s new strategy: Most influential, caring and strong trade union where members matter most
A few days ago, Trade Union JHL’s Union Council approved a strategy that will steer the union’s operations during the coming years. Our central goal is to improve our members’ livelihood, terms and conditions of employment, and position in the labour market. JHL wants to be the most influential, caring and strong trade union.
9.6.2022New terms and conditions of employment for municipal sector have been confirmed – first pay raises already in June
On 8 June, Trade Union JHL’s approval confirmed the municipal sector’s terms and conditions of employment for 2022−2025. The terms and conditions of employment approved by JHL, Jyty, Juko and Local Government and County Employers KT apply to all municipal collective agreements, including the health and social services sector agreement (SOTE).
Trade unions JHL and Jyty, JUKO and KT have reached a negotiation result for the municipal sector on 6 June.
30.5.2022The stuck municipal negotiations are costing hundreds of euros to employees – JHL demands speedy pay raises
Employees are losing hundreds of euros because the municipal negotiations are stuck. Trade Union JHL demands a speedy solution to the situation. The union is also prepared to exert more pressure.
Our group is now even stronger than before: During the beginning of the year, we’ve attracted a record number of new JHL members. You too should join already today!
13.5.2022Star of the Olympics and African champion – JHL’s new member Ayisat Yusuf-Aromire rose to the top of football, although she wasn’t allowed to play the sport
Sports instructor Ayisat Yusuf-Aromire became a star in her native country Nigeria. Football is still her passion with which she promotes the equality of girls and women. She joined JHL for a surprising reason. Motiivi magazine’s series of articles about new members continues.
10.5.2022Recent survey: Significant change in Finnish people’s attitudes towards immigrants – two out of three want more labour immigrants
According to a recent survey by Trade Union JHL, Finnish people have an even more tolerant attitude towards labour immigration if the immigrants’ terms and conditions of employment are like those of Finnish people. Two out of three respondents (67%) are of the opinion that Finland needs more labour immigrants. Kantar-TNS conducted the survey by commission of JHL, over 1,000 people replied to it.
Ever since a conciliation board was established to solve the municipal sector's labour dispute, it has been expected to give a conciliation proposal quickly. However, a proposal has not been given, and there is little to suggest that such a proposal will be given during the coming days either. What has happened thus far and what is about to happen?
The results of JHL’s elections have now been confirmed. The new Union Council will start its five-year term of office in June.
14.4.2022Historically extensive strike warning for municipal sector: If no agreement is reached, ten cities will go on strike at the beginning of May
Trade Union JHL, Trade Union Jyty and Juko have filed a one-week strike warning for 3-9 May. The strike applies to ten cities. If no agreement is reached in the municipal sector’s labour dispute, the strike will begin.